A New Tradition for Downtown McHenry

McHenry Riverwalk Foundation in partnership with the McHenry Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the McHenry Riverwalk Fire Globe Program.

Limited Fire Globe Sponsorships Still Available

Businesses and families within the community who would like to be a part of this new tradition, may sponsor a fire globe for $3000. Your generous donation will be honored with a commemorative plaque on the McHenry Riverwalk in proximity to your sponsored globe.

Phase 2 Fire Globes Map
Phase 2 Fire Globe Examples

What To Know

  • Fire Globes are approximately 36 inches in diameter

    The globes will be placed approximately 3-5 feet from shore. Two globes will be placed on each side of the pier at Miller Point. Five globes will be installed on the south shore of Boone Creek west of Cunat Bridge near the McHenry Villa parking lot. Sponsors will be honored with a commemorative plaque on the McHenry Riverwalk in proximity to the sponsored globe.

  • Cost for Sponsorship is $3000

    Cost includes Fire Globe, commemorative plaque, installation, led light and maintenance for years to come. Payments for sponsorship can be made via check or credit card. Fill out the form below and a member from our board will contact you for payment options and plaque tribute information.

  • Deadline for Sponsor Registration and Payment

    Open registration for Spring 2020 has past. Please fill out form below and a representative from the foundation will contact you about sponsorship and installation options.

  • Sponsorships are limited!

    We are offering 7 sponsorships for Spring 2020 and 9 unique fire globe designs to choose from. Designs will be matched to sponsors on a first come, first serve basis.

Interested in Sponsoring?



Please fill out the form below or contact us directly for availability. Fire Globe sponsorships are limited.

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Thank You to All of Our Fire Globe Sponsors to Date:

We want to thank the businesses and families within the community who sponsored the Fire Globes along Miller Point.

Above Par Construction

Circle of Life Fire Globe

Adams Auto Body and Service Center

Farm Fire Globe

Charles Miller Family, In Memory of Chuck Miller

Third Rock Fire Globe

Don Miller Family, In Memory of Paul G. Miller Jr.

Loons Fire Globe

Mel and Cynthia Jones Locke

Fish Fire Globe

River Place Apartments

Tree of Life Fire Globe

Rotary Club of McHenry

Ducks Fire Globe

Steffan’s Jewelers

Waves Fire Globe

McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce

Boats and Bridges Fire Globe

Carey Electric Contracting

Foxes Fire Globe

Ed & Alison Gerstad

Lily Pads & Dragon Flies Fire Globe